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Perhaps no other sector has more massive volumes of text data than government. During the SAS Government Leadership Summit earlier this week, different agencies discussed big data topics, trends and techniques. And while diverse elements of focus were apparent, shared themes emerged that Juan Zarate, former Deputy Assistant to the President and Deputy National Security Advisor for Combating Terrorism, poignantly outlined – four baseline functions that summarize many of the conversations.
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Power users include business analysts (e.g., Excel jockeys), analytical modelers (e.g., SAS programmers and statisticians) and data scientists (e.g., application developers with business process and database expertise.) Under a new paradigm, power users query either an analytic platform (separate from the enterprise data warehouse) and/or Hadoop directly (the new semi-structured data warehouse).
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